The Color of Money

1986 R 1h 59m DVD

The Color of Money

1986 R 1h 59m DVD
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In this sequel to The Hustler, "Fast" Eddie Felson has given up pool for life as a liquor salesman. But then he meets Vincent, a cocky young natural, and teacher and student hit the road together.
Tom Cruise, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Paul Newman, Helen Shaver, John Turturro, Bill Cobbs, Robert Agins, Forest Whitaker
Martin Scorsese
Widescreen 1.85:1
English: Dolby Digital 4.1
R - Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian. Contains some adult material. Parents are urged to learn more about the film before taking their young children with them.
age 14+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 14+
age 14+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that Eddie and Vincent make a living off of lying and manipulating for money, and Carmen manipulates by using her body. Eddie also threatens to beat up Carmen. Money is more important than everything else, despite the fact that Eddie seems to be mentoring Vincent. There is some strong language, smoking, and drinking.

Sexual Content

One view of Carmen nearly naked, couples are often seen in bed together, but nothing graphic.


Eddie threatens to beat up Carmen, some men beat Vincent when he can't pay for losing games.


Some strong language.

Social Behavior

Characters lie and manipulate for money, and the film's central question is whether money really is all that matters.


Not applicable

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Characters smoke and drink.

  • Age appropriate
  • Not an issue
  • Depends on your child and your family
  • Parents strongly cautioned
  • Not appropriate for kids of the age

This information for parents is provided by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving kids' media lives.

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